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Assessing Boundaries and the Supervisory Relationship - 6 CEs - Location TBA

  • April 21, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 88


  • Must be a CURRENT IMHCA member!
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Assessing Boundaries and the Supervisory Relationship (6 CEs)

Dr. Toni Tollerud

April 21, 2022


The supervisor/supervisee relationship is a critical variable in the overall success of supervision. The responsibility for the quality of this relationship is weighted toward the supervisor.  There are several factors that you will want to consider as you enter the role of supervisor.

This workshop looks at the theory and strategies that focus on the supervisor/supervisee relationship.  It offers some specific examples of ways to enhance the relationship and presents issues representing good boundaries in supervision.  Specific attention will be given to how the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted supervision and the barriers sometimes created by telehealth and technology. Specific topics include:

Learning Objectives:

As a result of participating in this workshop, professionals will:

  • 1.    Review the legal and ethical concerns governing the supervisor/supervisee relationship
  • 2.    Consider strategies to establish an effective supervisory relationship
  • 3.    Review and assess factors that impact the supervisory working alliance
  • 4.    Learn about games played in supervision
  • 5.    Review research on why supervisees fail to disclose in supervision
  • 6.    Assess the constructs of role conflict and role ambiguity in supervision
  • 7.    Discuss Issues regarding multiculturalism and diversity in the supervisory relationship
  • 8.    Define and review the elements of healthy boundaries and dual relationships
  • 9.    Learn strategies regarding the importance of feedback and how to give effective feedback

Role play and hands-on opportunities are used to practice the skills.

To Be Announced

Cancellation Policy

Registrations, cancelled before seven days prior to the workshop, can be refunded minus a $20.00 administrative fee. You can switch to another Supervision workshop for no additional fee or penalty. Workshops may be cancelled or rescheduled due to inadequate registration or other circumstances beyond our control. If IMHCA cancels a workshop due to inadequate registration, you will receive a full refund. IMHCA is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of substitution, alteration, or cancellation of an event. IMHCA shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event that a workshop is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrences or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, government regulation, extreme weather or other emergency. IMHCA will make every effort to offer a substitution event in the case IMHCA cancels because of a fortuitous event or Act of God.

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